The University of the West Indies’, Office of Administration has announced five new professors. The experts are among the world’s best in the fields of electrochemistry; climate change; renewable energy; mental health (Psychiatry) and agriculture research.
Their excellence in teaching and research and their notable contributions to UWI activism – tackling the big problems facing the Caribbean have warranted their promotion to the institution’s highest academic rank.
The new Professors are:
- Dr Avril Williams promoted to Professor of Supramolecular Chemistry and Nanotechnology, Cave Hill Campus
- Dr Donovan Campbell promoted to Professor of Environmental Geography, Mona Campus
- Dr Sanjay Bahadoorsingh, promoted to Professor of Power Systems and Sustainable Energy, St. Augustine Campus
- Dr Sandra Reid promoted to Professor of Public Health Psychiatry, St. Augustine Campus
- Dr Mark Wuddivira promoted to Professor of Agri-Environmental Soil Physics, St. Augustine Campus
The appointments, effective from February 01, 2023 were made on the recommendations of internal and independent external assessors. Their assessments included a detailed review the quantity and quality of candidates’ research, publications and other professional activities.